10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 19, 2018

As we continue to celebrate Pride throughout the month of June, EBONY acknowledges LGBT African-Americans who’ve changed the course of history. From dance and... Read More

Blackest Tony Awards Ever! [PHOTOS]

Blackest Tony Awards Ever! [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY   Jun 09, 2014

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‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Still a Heartbreaking Classic [REVIEW]

by Miles Marshall Lewis   Apr 21, 2014

What is it about A Raisin in the Sun that causes tears every time? (Never bawling, funereal tears, but a lump-in-the-throat, emotional pinch that... Read More

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A Raisin in the Sun: Reviewed

by #teamEBONY   Apr 04, 2014

Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, and Anika Noni Rose shine in revival of A Raisin in the Sun.  Everyone’s moaning about Denzel Washington’s age: How... Read More

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington:
A Dream Affirmed [INTERVIEW]

by Margena A. Christian   Mar 27, 2014

When you’re Denzel Washington and preparing to step into the lead role of Walter Lee Younger for a Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s A... Read More

Denzel Washington

Denzel Talks ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

by #teamEBONY   Feb 28, 2014

Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun is as quintessential an American play as English class staples like A Streetcar Named Desire or Death... Read More

Celebrating Black LGBT Pioneers [PHOTOS]

Celebrating Black LGBT Pioneers [PHOTOS]

by #teamEBONY   Jun 24, 2013

As we celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month this June, Ebony.com wants to give props to African-American pioneers, who not only... Read More

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Issa Rae to Play Nina Simone in Lorraine Hansberry Biopic

by Huffington Post   Jun 04, 2013

Up-and-coming filmmaker and actress, Issa Rae has been tapped to portray Nina Simone in the forthcoming "unconventional biopic" on A Raisin in the Sun author and... Read More

BLACK HISTORY:
10 Writers Everyone Must Read

BLACK HISTORY:
10 Writers Everyone Must Read

by #teamEBONY   Feb 01, 2013

Over the 400-year course of African-American history, there have been many inspirational, irreplaceable voices speaking to the hearts and minds of our people through... Read More

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington Returning to Broadway in “A Raisin In The Sun” Revival?

by #teamEBONY   Dec 28, 2012

The New York Post is reporting that Denzel Washington will play Walter Lee Younger in a 2014 Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, to be directed by Kenny Leon,... Read More